History & Description
Educational Concepts is a full-service educational consulting company. Our consultants have been an active part of the academic learning community for over fifteen years. All of our consultants have earned doctorates in education. Our consultants are also researchers that have pioneered research on a variety of educational topics evidenced in a cadre of national and international publications, books, hundreds of workshops at professional conferences nationally and across the world, countless public and private around the country.
We treat our clients’ issues as our own, and offer innovative solutions from each client’s perspective. Our approach gives our clients the edge they need to compete and succeed in today’s evolving academic and learning environment. Our extensive experience allows us to provide superior services in the areas of diversity, resiliency, pedagogical practice, building trusting home and school partnerships, and overall school and administrative improvement through long-term consulting relationships.
At Educational Concepts, we are committed to nurturing our relationships. We believe that our children are our greatest asset. In order to preserve that asset, we provide the training, skill set and research-based professional services that meet your unique campus needs.
Our client base is broad and diverse. It includes private as well as public school institutions in a variety of industries. However, we specialize in servicing school systems. The systems we service range from small independent schools to entire school districts and other corporate organizations. We have serviced, charter schools, private schools, public schools and entire school districts, early childhood learning centers/child care centers, institutions of higher learning, business corporations, and customized administrative services and coaching.
All of our consultants have earned doctorates in one of the following areas: Educational Administration, Diversity, Curriculum and Instruction, and Counseling Education. In addition, our consultants have served in public school roles of that of a teacher, counselor, administrator, human resource administrator, social work, and higher education. Our consultants are industry experts in: counseling, data disaggregating, implementing research-based practices, school climate, diversity and developing school system improvement plans.
Our company, because of the varied backgrounds of the consultants and their active involvement in pedagogy from all areas provides the extra edge in educational consulting and professional development which all schools need in order to survive and grow in an increasingly complex system of school accountability.
Dr. Tyrone Tanner, Ed.D. is a professor of education at Prairie View A & M University and founder of Educational Concepts LLC. He has authored numerous books and articles ranging from helping parents become more involved with their children’s learning, “Parents Need Help Too: A guide for parents of school-age children,” to aiding teachers in effectively working with diverse learners, “Culturally Responsive Educational Theories: A practical guide with case studies for improving the academic performance of diverse learners.” As a consultant, he has facilitated exciting research based workshops for more than 40,000 educators and parents at countless schools, districts, and conferences.
Early in his career, Dr. Tanner was a middle and high school teacher, middle and high school principal, and central office school administrator. Dr. Tanner’s research and philosophy is firmly planted in the belief that all students can learn, and if provided a culturally active classroom environment they can learn with exceptionality. As a father of three and an educator, he believes parents want the best for their children, and with the right approach, the necessary trust can be created to build powerful home and school partnerships. To that end, he is committed and dedicated to developing the tools necessary for educators and parents to experience success with all children.